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  • 1. By: Max and Safe
  • 2. Background of Civil War
    • It start in the year 1946 and end in the year 1949
    • War between the Nationalist China versus the Communist of China
    • The US support the Nationalist while the USSR support the Communist
  • 3.
    • The struggle of power between the Nationalist and the Communist(red)
    • Communist led by Mao Zedong in the other side the nationalist is led by Chiang Kai-Shek
    • Japanese War unite the Communist and the Nationalist but the Nationalist couldn’t accept the Communist as partner so the Nationalist attack the Communist force at the South of China
    Cause of Chinese Civil War
  • 4. Changing Fortunes in the War
    • In 1946-1947 Chiang Kai-shek sent troop to attack Mao’s troop at Manchuria
    • But the Communist use the guerrilla tactics which had been so successful against the Japanese
    • In the 1947 Communist take control most of Central and Northern China
  • 5. Changing Fortunes in the War
    • In 1948 lot of the soldiers in the nationalist side switch to the communist side taking the modern weapons in which the weapons are sent from US
    • Soon the soldiers on the nationalist were about the same number of the soldiers on the communist side
    • The nationalist got crushed in the Battle of Huai-Hai
  • 6. Reason for the communist victory
    • Nationality weakness
    • Failure to reform
    • Failure to wipe out communism
    • Failure to defeat the Japanese
    • Corruption and inefficiency
    • Loss of American support
    • Tactical errors
    • Commitment of the troops
  • 7. Reason for the communist victory
    • Communist Strength
    • Commitment to their cause
    • Fighting the Japanese
    • Access to Weapons
    • Peasant support
    • Introducing reforms
  • 8. Result of the Civil War
    • In January 1949 the Red army(communist) gain control of Beijing
    • Chiang Kai-shek and his supporters were fled to Formosa which is Taiwan
    • On 1 October 1949 Mao Zedong declared the China as a communist country
  • 9. Bibliography
    • The 20 th Century: As It Was Lived; written by Nigel Kelly Paul Shuter
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_Civil_War
    • http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/chinese-civil-war.htm